TREASURE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/TREASURE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Feds chase treasure hunter turned fugitive http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58409582-68/thompson-gold-treasure-ship.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58409582-68/thompson-gold-treasure-ship.html.csp">Feds chase treasure hunter turned fugitive</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By AMANDA LEE MYERS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-13T11:43:02.786-06:00">Updated Sep 13, 2014 11:43AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Colombus, Ohio • One of the last times anyone ever saw Tommy Thompson, he was walking on the pool deck of a Florida mansion wearing nothing but eye glasses, leather shoes, socks and underwear, his brown hair growing wild. It was a far cry from the conquering hero who, almost two decades before, docked a ship in Norfolk, Virginia, loaded with what’s been described as the greatest lost treasure in American history — thousands of pounds of gold that sat in the ocean for 131 years after the ship car...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58409582@www.sltrib.com Sat, 13 Sep 2014 11:43:02 MDT